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James Deshler, ca 1833- d.1863

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1833 ca
Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: 1863.09.20
Place of Death: Chickamauga, GA

Identity:

James Deshler was a professional soldier.

Life:

A year senior to Whistler at West Point, James Deshler served on the frontier. In the Civil War he became a Brigadier General in the Confederate States army, and was killed at Chickamauga in 1863.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Militery Academy, West Point, 1980.